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Lev Perovski

Lev Perovski

Mineralogist
Lev Perovski
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Intro Mineralogist
Was Politician Mineralogist Minister Patron Patron of the arts
From Russia
Type Arts Religion Science Politics
Gender male
Birth 20 September 1792, Pochep, Russia
Death 21 November 1856, Saint Petersburg, Tsardom of Russia (aged 64 years)
Star sign Virgo
Family
Father: Alexey Kirillovich Razumovskiy
Siblings: Anna Alekseyevna PerovskayaAntony PogorelskyNikolai PerovskiVasily Alekseevich Perovsky Olga Alekseyevna Perovskaïa
Education
Moscow Imperial University
Awards
Knight fourth class of the Order of Saint Anna  
Order of St. Vladimir, 4th class  
Order of St. Andrew  
Knight of the Order of Leopold  
Order of St. Vladimir, 1st class  
Order of St. Alexander Nevsky  
Order of the White Eagle  
Order of Saint Anna, 1st class  
Order of Saint Anna, 3rd class  
Gold Sword for Bravery  
Pour le Mérite  
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Biography

Count Lev Alekseyevich von Perovski (Russian: Лев Алексе́евич Перо́вский, also transliterated as Perofsky, Perovskii, Perovskiy, Perovsky, Perowski, and Perowsky; also credited as L.A. Perovski) (9 September 1792 – 21 November 1856) was a Russian nobleman and mineralogist who also served as Minister of Internal Affairs under Nicholas I of Russia.

In 1845, he proposed the creation of the Russian Geographical Society.

The mineral perovskite is named for him.

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http://www.gov.karelia.ru/News/2010/01/0120_12_e.html
http://www.cambridge.org/9780521651516
https://d-nb.info/gnd/117694215
http://isni.org/isni/0000000013638338
https://viaf.org/viaf/27855244
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